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Home Efficiency: Energy Solutions that will Save Your Home Money This Winter

Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

We all know that with winter can come higher energy costs in your home. The weather drops, but your thermostat and heating bills can get pretty high. These solutions will offer you the highest energy savings. As always with gas-based systems or attached garages, make sure that you have a functioning carbon monoxide detector. This […]



7 Tips to Saving Money on Home Plumbing Repairs

Monday, January 12, 2015, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

Plumbing is an integral, yet often overlooked part of your home. It’s easy to take it for granted, at least until something goes wrong. Once it does, you know it’s going to cost you money. Fortunately, you can keep those costs under control with these seven easy tips. Prevention Ideally, you can avoid spending too […]



Homeowner Heartache: How to Save Money on Your Everyday Expenses

Friday, January 9, 2015, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

Being a homeowner, you can sometimes feel like you have a never-ending stream of bills to pay. Often, it seems like these bills do nothing but go up. However with some smart moves, you can lower your bills significantly. If you want to save money follow these five smart tips to save money on your […]



When Should I Consider Bankruptcy As A Viable Option?

Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Where the mere mention of the word bankruptcy was once enough to cause anyone to cringe in dismay, today the word carries a more acceptable connotation–without any stigma attached to it. Thanks in part to Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 provisions under the law, bankruptcy may be the way to go for countless of debt-burden […]



Family Blunders: How to Budget Your Money Effectively After a Divorce

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

When you think about divorce, you probably envision the process of sorting out who gets what, as well as the emotional despair and confusion that comes along with it. Rarely do people ever think about how they’ll budget their money just after a divorce. A person’s finances can change dramatically once a divorce finalizes, and […]



Kids Expenses: How to Budget Out the Biggest Bills

Friday, December 5, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

There’s no doubt that kids are expensive. Recent estimates state that parents will typically spend about $300,000 until a child turns 18, but this figure includes things like housing and food, which benefit the entire family. Still, things like activities, clothes, child care, health issues, and education really add up. You can save money on […]



6 Savvy Tips for Remodeling Your Bathroom in a Budget

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 1:00 AM | 79 Comments

Remodeling a bathroom can be a pricey venture. Here are upgrades you can do on a budget that will give you the feeling of a fresh, new bathroom without depleting the college fund. Paint, Paint, Paint One of the most dramatic, and least expensive, updates is a fresh coat of paint. If there is old, […]



Simple Secrets to Slashing Your Home Energy Costs This Winter

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

There are several steps homeowners can take to save money on winter energy and heating costs.  How to Save Money on Heating Your Home The first step is to have your furnace checked and have the heating ducts and vents cleaned and the ducts sealed by a certified professional. Cleaning the ducts and vents provides […]



How To Save Money Before You Even Start Your Home Renovation

Monday, December 1, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

Renovating your home is not an easy thing to accomplish. It can be costly to do, especially if you don’t have a big budget to handle everything. If you are going to renovate your home, use these tips to help you save money before you even begin the process: Hire Contractors With A Budget In […]



Heating Bill Bingo: How to Lower Your Monthly Home Costs

Friday, November 28, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

As the temperatures drop and the use of heating utilities begin to rise, you’re left wondering how you can reduce your monthly heating costs without waking up to a blistering cold house when you get out of bed. Many people believe they must compromise their comfort to save money, but that’s not always the case. […]